Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing

Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing
Avocado is a bit like potato chips, “you can’t just eat one” serving. If you love avocados and are now focused on learning more about portion control, this is test number 1 – can you actually use only 1/4 cup in a recipe? We’re betting that you can! Remember, it is one of sources of mono-unsaturated fats (45 calories per 1oz or 2 Tbsp). Hey, but if you love avocados and ranch dressing, this Avocado Ranch Salad Dressing is for you!

Makes 5 servings

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup ripe avocado
  • ¼ cup mayonnaise (try mayonnaise light – 45 calories per tablespoon)
  • ¼ cup sour cream (try light sour cream – 40 calories per tablespoon)
  • 1 tablespoon buttermilk
  • 1½ teaspoons distilled white vinegar
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon dried parsley
  • 1 pinch dried dill weed
  • 1/8 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1 pinch garlic powder

Directions:

Mash avocado in a bowl, then stir in mayonnaise, sour cream, buttermilk and vinegar. Sprinkle with salt, parsley, dill, onion powder, and garlic powder. Stir until well blended, chill until ready to serve.

Nutritional Information:

Amount Per Serving – 1 Tablespoon Calories: 125
Total Fat 12.9g
Saturated Fat 0g
Cholesterol 9mg
Sodium 131mg
Total Carbohydrates 2.3g
Dietary Fiber 0.8g
Protein 0.9g

 

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